NRI appointed UN adviser on human rights and business enterprises

INGENsdevaSurya Deva has been appointed by the Geneva based UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), as the Asia-Pacific representative of the UN Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises.

Deva is an associate professor at the School of Law City University of Hong Kong and his research interests lie in Business and Human Rights,Corporate Social Responsibility, India-China Constitutional Law, and Sustainable Development.

Deva recently wrote a background paper for India’s National Framework on Business and Human Rights and in 2014 he was elected a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Constitutional Law.